Charleston Southern comes up short against Winthrop on Tuesday

Charleston Southern comes up short against Winthrop on Tuesday
Charleston Southern came up short against Winthrop on Tuesday despite 33 points from Phlandrous Fleming (Source: Charleston Southern Athletics)

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- — Charles Falden registered 17 points as Winthrop won its ninth consecutive game to open the season, edging past Charleston Southern 78-76 on Tuesday.

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Kelton Talford had 12 points and eight rebounds for Winthrop (9-0, 6-0 Big South Conference). Chandler Vaudrin added 11 points and seven assists.

Phlandrous Fleming Jr. had 33 points and seven rebounds for the Buccaneers (1-7, 0-4), whose losing streak reached four games. Sean Price added 16 points and seven rebounds. Emorie Knox had 13 points.

The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Buccaneers for the season. Winthrop defeated Charleston Southern 85-69 on Monday.